Emanuel Pedreira Valdes charged in brutal beating — “I should have stopped. I didn’t mean to hurt her”.

32-year-old Emanuel Pedreira Valdes is charged with the brutal beating of his girlfriend, Cassandra Neal, inside their Antioch apartment. He beat her until she vomited, and strangled her until she couldn’t breathe. The assault began when he accused her of cheating and spread from an upstairs bathroom to every room in the home. He pushed her hit her, slapped her bit her, strangled her twice, punched her in the face, and threatened to kill her as he strangled her again. Police documented redness to her face, cuts, bruising, red marks, and swelling. In a statement to police, Pedreira Valdes said “I should have stopped. I didn’t mean to hurt her”.

Mark Corwin calls police to say he threw a rock at a bus in anger, turns himself in at McDonald’s

27-year-old Mark Corwin was walking down a hill in order to catch a city bus just before lunch on Tuesday. He became upset as the bus began to pull off before he was able to catch up to it and threw a rock at the bus, cracking a window. He walked back up the hill, and once he calmed down he called police to confess and turn himself in. He walked to the McDonalds and waited to be taken into custody.

Man pulls knife on clerk when he doesn’t have ID to pick up alcohol for DoorDash order — Clayton Phifer

24-year-old Clayton Phifer and his wife were DoorDashing and had an order to pick up alcohol from a Berry Hill liquor store. When neither was able to produce ID to verify their age, they were denied the alcohol. After some back and forth, the store informed Clayton he was no longer welcome, and Clayton became irate and went outside only to return back inside with his wife. The clerk felt threatened and grabbed a bottle of liquor in case he had to defend himself, at which time Clayton pulled out a pocket knife and stated “there’s gonna be a murder scene in here”. The clerk and the Clayton were chest-to-chest during parts of the altercation and intimidation.

Man charged with threatening ex-girlfriend after she reported his crimes to police — Diante Wilkes

Diante Wilkes FEAT

28-year-old Diante Wilkes is charged with breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s car and taking her speakers. Once he learned she had reported the incident and warrants had been issued for his arrest he reportedly began to text his ex, Jessica Carter, and make threats of physical violence if she didn’t “cancel the warrants”.

In addition to the open warrants for theft and auto burglary, Wilkes was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail earlier this week, also charged with coercion of a witness. He remains jailed in lieu of a $7,500 bond.

Man arrested after instigating fights on Broadway in downtown Nashville — Jonathan Curran

27-year-old Jonathan Curran was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after officers observed him repeatedly instigating fights with random individuals on Broadway in downtown Nashville. He was asked multiple times to stop escalating incidents and refused to comply. He was transported to booking and charged with disorderly conduct. He is free on pre-trial release.

Burglary: Woman breaks into home to steal back dog she admits to giving away 6 months prior — Trisha Patel

28-year-old Trish Patel is charged with felony aggravated burglary after she forced her way into an East Nashville Home and attempted to steal a dog named ‘Kovu’, which she freely admits she had previously given to the new owner six months prior. When confronted by officers, Patel fully confessed. She was charged with aggravated burglary and booked into the Metro Nashville Jail.

She is free on a $2,500 cash bond.

Woman throws drink on officer who is escorting her out of Redneck Riviera— Jessica Gonzales

Jessica Gonzales, a 27-year-old tourist from Houston, Texas, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after she threw a drink on Officer Charles Wakefield when he asked her to leave the Redneck Riviera bar on Broadway in downtown Nashville.

The officer was attempting to get her off the property as management asked she be trespassed and was no longer welcome due to causing issues with other patrons. She was charged with disorderly conduct and is free on pre-trial release.

DUI: “I’m lit… I know I’m drunk…Give me a sec, I’m a little tipsy…” — Mvuezolo Rose Mapangala

“I’m lit… I know I’m drunk… give me a sec, I’m a little tipsy…” are all things that police say 24-year-old Mvuezolo Rose Mapangala said after she was found in a crashed vehicle on Edmonson Pike. A witness to the crash, who pulled her from the wreckage, says she also offered him $300 to go on about his day and “let her go”. Court records show she performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking where she was charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law. She is free on a $3,000 bond.

Man says he was afraid of getting harmed by girlfriend who slashed his tires, destroyed car — Elajah Christian

20-year-old Elajah Michell Christian is charged with vandalism after a video reportedly shows her slashing the tires of her boyfriend’s vehicle, and spray painting both passenger-side windows, after refusing to leave his house for over two hours. Her boyfriend, Montanez Knight, confronted her but said he was afraid of getting harmed, and ran back inside the house, dropping his keys in the process. She fled with his keys. She is free on a $1,000 bond.

“I know I’m going to jail. I don’t care. I’ll come through the window.” — Scott Gray arrested

36-year-old Scott Gray III is charged with harassment after he came to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and beat on her door. He fled before police arrived, but FaceTimed her while they were still there, stating ” “I know I’m going to jail.”, “I don’t care. I’ll come through the window.” and making other threats (detailed in the story…). He is free on a $2500 bond.